Move a Domain to a Different Hard Drive on the Same Server

On occasion, a system administrator may need to move a domain to a different location on the same server. This may be necessary if your domains exist on the C:\ drive and your C:\ drive is filling up too quickly.

Applies to SmarterMail 7.x - 15.x

Follow these steps to move the domain to another hard drive:

  1. Stop the SmarterMail service.
  2. Move the SmarterMail domains folder from the old drive to the new drive. By default, the domain folder is located in C:\SmarterMail\Domains.
  3. Open domainList.xml in a text editor. This file is located in the Service folder of the install path. By default, the install path is at C:\Program Files\SmarterTools\SmarterMail.
  4. Each row beginning with "<Domain>" includes the path to that domain. Change the path for each domain to reflect the new path to those domains.
  5. Restart the SmarterMail service.

 

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